January 2016 PD Webinars

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Join us for free online professional development opportunities!

Throughout January, the Educator Effectiveness division at the NC Department of Public Instruction will provide free webinars on a variety of topics. Information about each of the webinars is provided below. Register for your webinars today!

Home Base PD System: Creating a Self-Paced Course – Moodle

Tuesday, Jan. 12th 2016 at 3:30-4:30pm

This is an online event.

Registration Link

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4532419294847082241



Target Audience

Local PD trainers who will train new users on the PD System (i.e. Professional Development Coordinators, District Administrators, Lead Classroom Teachers, etc.).


Webinar Description

Participants will consider scenarios for this type of course using Moodle, learn how to create the course, and learn about the course approval process.


Contact

Mandy Taylor - mandy.taylor@dpi.nc.gov

OCT: Mid-year Review of Progress

Thursday, Jan. 14th 2016 at 1-2pm

This is an online event.

Registration Link

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4263554616508740097


Target Audience

OCT Participants


Webinar Description

This webinar will provide OCT participants with an overview of the Scoring Study #1 results including a calibration discussion highlighting areas of alignment and non-alignment. Participants will learn possible reasons for lack of calibration and concrete strategies for increasing personal accuracy on calibration. A personal plan for prioritizing the OCT lessons in order to increase calibration will be reviewed.


Contact

Kimberly Simmons - kimberly.simmons@dpi.nc.gov

Home Base PD System Office Hours: Topic – Creating Self-paced Courses

Tuesday, Jan. 19th 2016 at 3:30-5:30pm

This is an online event.

Registration Link

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8729078156696063745


Target Audience

Local PD trainers who will train new users on the PD System (i.e. Professional Development Coordinators, District Administrators, Lead Classroom Teachers, etc.).

Webinar Description

Online help and discussion sessions.

In an effort to improve understanding and implementation, topics are flexible and based on previous webinars. Participants will receive updates and individualized support.


Contact

Mandy Taylor - mandy.taylor@dpi.nc.gov

Home Base PD System: Office Hours: Topic - Moodle

Tuesday, Jan. 26th 2016 at 3:30-4:30pm

This is an online event.

Registration Link

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5403957082208496897


Target Audience

Local PD trainers who will train new users on the PD System (i.e. Professional Development Coordinators, District Administrators, Lead Classroom Teachers, etc.).


Webinar Description

Online help and discussion sessions.

In an effort to improve understanding and implementation, topics are flexible and based on previous webinars. Participants will receive updates and individualized support.



Contact

Mandy Taylor - mandy.taylor@dpi.nc.gov

OCT: Scoring Study #1 Data

Wednesday, Jan. 27th 2016 at 4pm

This is an online event.

Intended Audience: OCT Participants



Please register for Observation Calibration Training (OCT) Scoring Study #1 Data on Jan. 27, 2015 4:00 PM EST at:


https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4263554616508740097


This webinar will provide OCT participants with an overview of the Scoring Study #1 results including a calibration discussion highlighting areas of alignment and non-alignment. Participants will learn possible reasons for lack of calibration and concrete strategies for increasing personal accuracy on calibration. A personal plan for prioritizing the OCT lessons in order to increase calibration will be reviewed.


Contact:

Kimberly Simmons - kimberly.simmons@dpi.nc.gov

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